[rescue] T1000 power supply repair?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 15:02:10 CDT 2011

Jerry Kemp wrote:
> I acquired a used Sun T1000 back in January.  The power supply died on me after a
>   couple months of use and I am looking for a place I can get this repaired.
> If this was just a wintel box, I would jump on to Amazon and just pick up something new.
> This is my personal system, and is not under any warranty from Oracle.
> I have looked online (i.e. ebay, online sales, etc) and prices for replacement power
> supplies for this unit are roughly 2/3 the price of a whole used system.  I have no
> idea why replacements are so expensive.
> TIA for any repair suggestions.

I'm not that familiar with these power supplies, but the first thing I'd 
check is whether there are any blown fuses, popped capacitors, or 
obviously scorched bits of board inside.

Peace...  Sridhar

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